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JDK Guide to New Features
JDK Tool Documentation
JDK Demos
JRE Documentation
Related Documents
JDK Contents

JDKTM 1.1.5 Documentation

Java Development Kit

JDK Release Notes
General information about this release.

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Located in the JDK documentation download bundle:
Copyright and License Terms for documentation
New Feature Summary
Complete Class List
Deprecated API List
Updating 1.0 source files to 1.1
Contacting JavaSoft

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Performance Measurements
Compatibility with Previous Releases
Writing Compatible Programs
Programs That Call sun.* Packages
Known and Fixed Bugs
Submitting a Bug Report
Release Guidelines
Documentation Changes
JDK Download Page
JavaSoft Home Page

The remaining documents are located in the JDK documentation download bundle except as noted.

JDK API Documentation
Reference to packages, classes and members. Generated by javadoc.

Java Platform Core API

JDK Guide to New Features
Concepts, descriptions and examples to get started using the JDK.
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  1. Internationalization
  2. Security and Signed Applets
  3. AWT Enhancements
  4. JavaBeansTM
  5. JAR File Format
  6. Networking Enhancements
  7. IO Enhancements
  8. Math Package
  9. Remote Method Invocation
  10. Object Serialization
  11. Reflection
  12. JDBCTM - Connecting Java and Databases
  13. Inner Classes
  14. Java Native Interface
  15. Performance Enhancements
  16. Miscellaneous Features

JDK Tool Documentation
Reference documentation for the JDK tools. Separate documents exist for Solaris and Windows primarily to show platform-specific differences in examples, such as disk identifiers, directory separators, and environment variables. With a few exceptions, each tool has the same options on all platforms.

JDK Demos
Sample code of Java applets and applications.

Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
Documentation for the JRE.

Located on the JavaSoft website:
JRE Download Page
Notes for Developers
JRE Usage Example

Located in the JDK documentation download bundle:
Java Runtime Interpreter (jre) for Solaris
Java Runtime Interpreter (jre) for Windows

Related Documents

NOTE - JDK 1.1.5 is a bug-fix release. In general, documentation that refers to "JDK 1.1" applies equally well to "JDK 1.1.5 ".

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